Jana Gorz was born in Fort Worth, TX and raised in Arlington. She is one of four children and her family was very active in her home church, FBC Arlington. Following high school, Jana attended Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX for her undergraduate then continued to Dallas Baptist University for her Master’s degree in Religious Education. While serving at a local church, Jana met her husband, Brad, and they were married in 2020. They have 2 dogs, Bentley and Ranger, and enjoy traveling and hosting people at their house.
Jana felt called to full time ministry in high school and through various volunteer opportunities pursued children’s ministry after graduating Howard Payne. She served at churches around the state from Grand Prairie to Marble Falls and was able to strengthen her ministry skills in different ways at each place. Jana loves working with children and enjoys watching families worship together and do life together. She feels the church partnering with parents is vital for children to stay grounded and connected to their faith as they grow up. Jana came to FBC Pearland in 2021 and leads the children’s ministry at the church.
Fun Fact: Jana was homecoming queen at Howard Payne University.